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Senior Network Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04388
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 07/02/2018
The Senior Specialist Network Engineer is a technical expert in a broad area covering multiple technologies. The ideal candidate is a creative problem solver, comfortable with challenging the status quo and rapidly responds to escalated issues. *This position will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative team environment with the flexibility to work remotely.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Designs and collaborates in the design of extranet/WAN and internal networks.
  • Deploys new customer networks at Client site and customer facilities.
  • Troubleshoots current deployments at L3 escalation.
  • Drives the transformation of SDN/NFV environment from a technical perspective.
  • Leads disaster recovery testing to assure compliance with regulations and procedures.
Sr. Specialist Network Engineer
Leads in the research, development, enterprise-wide integration, implementation and support for a traditional and SD-WAN client extranet infrastructure. The primary responsibility of this role is to support the various business units with provisioning, configuration and support of LAN/WAN/SD WAN networks. This includes Data Center networks, end user client connectivity. Troubleshooting of complex Multi-Client/Vendor geographically separated network infrastructure. Implements and supports the network infrastructure and systems for large, complex networks. Designs and supports inter-network solutions including the physical and logical configuration documentation and has a comprehensive understanding of the entire network topology and architecture. Performs overall network design or support and on-going review of moderately complex network design. Works with other IT areas to define or support architectural standards. Works with other IT staff and vendor representatives on projects, installations, moves, changes, troubleshooting, documentation and servicing. Stays informed of current industry trends and emerging technologies. Evaluates new technology, products, and services for potential and opportunity as future networking solutions or upgrade/replacement. Contributes to the achievement of area objectives.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience is required.
  • Eight to ten (8-10) years of experience in designing, implementing, and supporting high-traffic networks is required.
  • Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.
  • Highly experienced with MPLS, LDP, BGP protocols; WAN networks; VPN technologies.
  • Experience with Cisco Catalyst, Nexus, ASR, CSP, ISR platforms in a multi-tenant MPLS environment.
  • Knowledge of firewall, WAN optimization and load balancer technologies.
  • Experience with network performance and monitoring tools. (Applications oriented).
  • Proficiency with networking troubleshooting methodology and techniques.
  • Experience with SDN and NFV, programmable networks, Python, Ansible and Rest-API's.
  • Knowledge of NGDC. (Spine-leaf architectures)
  • Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.